If you have ever found yourself wondering about Oro Valley, Arizona then this is the post for you. If you are looking to move to the area we’ll talk about apartments for rent, the cost of living, and more. For those of you who are looking for some fun activities in Oro Valley, we’ve got that too! Located in Northern Tucson the Oro Valley region of Arizona is filled with great people, restaurants, and adventures. Something great for everyone to enjoy, activities for the whole family!
Everything to Know about Oro Valley:
Cost of Living:
Let’s start with the big one…money. The cost of living is important to consider for moving to the Oro Valley area but it is also a big factor for those just looking to visit. Cost of living impacts everything from taxes to the local economy and shopping. The cost of living index for Oro Valley is 112 as compared to the national average of 100 and the Arizona average of 92. It’s a bit high. Real estate prices in the area are significantly higher than other local markets. Oro Valley is in a beautiful region in Arizona and the local economy benefits from the natural draw of tourists and home buyers. As far as transportation, groceries, utilities, and other cost of living indexes in Oro Valley, they’re all below the national average. This means that while you might pay more for a home in Oro Valley you won’t be paying more for everything else as well.
Apartments in Oro Valley:
If you are not ready to make the jump into some high priced real estate you might consider renting instead! Our MCLife community in Oro Valley is called the Place at Rock Ride. Like all of our communities the Place at Rock Ridge offers amazing features, amenities, and options that will make your life easier and more comfortable. I mean, just look at this list of amenities:
2 Sparkling Pools
24-Hour Fitness Center
Business Resource Center
Clubhouse w/Full Kitchen
Mountain & Desert Views
No Pet Restrictions
With rental prices starting at just $800 per month you can get a lot of bang for your buck here in Oro Valley. It’s a desirable neighborhood with amazing views and all of the perks of our MCLife communities without the overwhelming long term commitment and price tag that comes with purchasing real estate!
Things to Do:
You might not be surprised to hear that there are a lot of outdoor activities you can enjoy in Oro Valley. It’s region with gorgeous mountain AND desert views. You can enjoy hiking, biking, and all sorts of outdoor activities. There are also all kinds of other things to do in Oro Valley, AZ.
Where to Eat in:
Everyone’s going to get hungry at some point! If you are just visiting, or if you are new in town. Check out this post about the best places to eat in Oro Valley. Try them all and decide which ones you like best! If none of those suit your style maybe something on our top five list will be more suited to your taste!
If you don’t have time to stop for a full meal maybe you just need know where to find the best happy hour spots in Oro Valley? We’ve got that too, no to worry!
If all of that isn’t enough, you can always venture into Tucson for some more fun and entertainment. There is certainly no shortage of activities and entertainment in Oro Valley and the surrounding regions!